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Senior Business Quality Manager

Job Title: Senior Business Quality Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 164
Job Published: September 03, 2018 10:45

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a passionate Chartered Quality Professional (CQP MCQI) to join the Construction Group as a Senior Business Quality Manager, primarily to be responsible for promoting leadership, understanding and application of Wates Management Systems (the Operating Framework (OF)), and encourage best practice and consistent delivery excellence to support our drive to improve outcomes for our customers and shareholders, including reporting and analysis for the Construction team nationally.


You will be accountable for planning and undertaking compliance reviews (internal audits) in accordance with ISO 19011:2011 on a range projects, activities and the supply chain. Through root cause analysis, identify trends and report findings to business leadership and Group to drive continual improvement.  In addition, you will deliver support, training and information on the practical application of the OF at all levels in a variety of engaging ways to raise awareness and compliance, and reducing risk.


Alongside this you will also engage with business and regional leadership teams to proactively advocate quality management (Constructing the Promise) activities with Wates teams and supply chain to reduce mistakes, rework / recalls and defects.


To be successful in this role you  will be Chartered Quality Professional (CQP MCQI) and/or Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB) with detailed knowledge of the requirements of ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 / ISO 45001:2018.


You will also be IRCA trained and experienced internal auditor with experience of the construction industry and associated technology. Skilled in coaching, training and influencing at all levels up to MD level, and have the leadership of a small team of Quality professionals.  You will be an excellent communicator on all levels and have the ability to organise own itinerary with willingness to travel nationally and stay away from home when required.


A bit about us:

Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).


We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.



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